photo by kathy davies

photo by kathy davies

Hello!  I'm Denise, and I'm so glad you're here!  I'm a child and family photographer located in Rochester, Michigan, serving Metro Detroit.  I've been shooting photography professionally since 2010. I've shot a little bit of everything (families, weddings, seniors, engagement), but when I became a mom, I knew right away that my passion was documenting the lives of children and their families.

As a single mom raising an infant, I was overwhelmed by how fast it was all going by (I know most moms can relate!).  As a photographer, I had thousands of pictures of my a baby, but since the two of us were on our own, the opportunities for me to get in the shot were few and far between.  Finally, when my daughter was 2, I hired a professional photographer to capture images of us together.  I wish I hadn’t waited that long, and I've done it every year since.  It makes my heart so happy to see us together in pictures and to have some tangible record of these moments that are whizzing by.  These photos are not only a record of her childhood, but of my motherhood, and our unique bond. 

As a photographer, this is why I focus so much on the parent/child relationship.  Of course, I love to capture the cute faces and expressions of children, but what's most important to me is capturing the undeniable connection of your littles with YOU, their parents.

My photography style is modern, candid and lighthearted.  I am less interested in perfectly posed portraits of perfectly smiling faces, and more interested in capturing real life, real connections, laughter, love and emotion.

If you have any questions about my photography sessions, or if you would like to book a session, please email me at or you can click the button below.  Thank you so much for stopping by.  I hope to hear from you!

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